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Lisbon, NH: CLiF Residency

Here are some student comics from a recent CLiF residency for “Year of the Book” at Lisbon, NH; you’ll notice all our pages use the 3-panel “Scene-Action-Result” layout:

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La Hermandad: Mirando el Futuro / Looking at the Future

Children of coffee laborers at La Hermandad coffee plantation (San Ramon, Nicaragua) ask (and draw) the powerful question, “What do I want to be in the future?”

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Here’s another project we’ve been working on at La HermandadCoffee Camp:

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Students are planning out their dreams for the future, and then

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COMICS WORKSHOP in Nicaragua

COMICS WORKSHOP is on the road again in January 2014, this time in rural northern Nicaragua!

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Constitutional Comics (by Melissa McHugh)

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Check out this cool comics interpretation of the preamble of the US Constitution, sent in by student teacher Melissa McHugh Read the rest of this entry »


CCS Professional Practices 2013

Well it’s that time of year again!   

Here are some links related to the 20 November COMICS WORKSHOP Professional Practices class @ CCS:


ART & WORK in SOCIETY:

ARTS (esp. COMICS) IN EDUCATION:


STORIES & EDUCATION:


Professional Practices @ Center for Cartoon Studies

Here are a few links to stories & ideas for today’s Professional Practices class at CCS; since we all have artwork to do, I’m focusing on audio links that you can listen to WHILE you draw:  Read the rest of this entry »


Conservation Comics: “Reuse and Recycle Paper”

Here’s a video of a conservation-themed mini-comic reading by Heather (and friends) at New Boston: